Now you can listen to episode fifty of “I Krig och Fred” (In War and Peace). In this episode you will hear ambassador Alexander Vershbow give his view on the international security challenges currently facing the world and the international community.
Ambassador Vershbow is currently a distinguished fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. Ambassador Vershbow was the deputy secretary general of NATO from February 2012 to October 2016. Prior to his post at NATO, Ambassador Vershbow served for three years as the US assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs. From 1977 to 2008, Vershbow was a career member of the United States Foreign Service. He served as US ambassador to NATO (1998-2001); to the Russian Federation (2001-2005), and to the Republic of Korea (2005-2008).
In the end of the episode ambassador Vershbow gives some reading tips and you find links to them below:
A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order by Richard Haass
The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America by Timothy Snyder
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